#36 Cooper Nelson

Cooper Nelson
  • Position: Running Back
  • Height: 5-8
  • Weight: 185
  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Galena, Ill.
  • High School: Amboy

Earned his second letter last season…averaged 7.1 yards per carry last season and scored two touchdowns…also a two-time letter winner as a member of the Norse track and field team…rushed for over 1,000 yards and 13 touchdowns his senior year at Amboy High…helped the Clippers reach the quarterfinals of the Illinois High School 2A State Tournament…Three Rivers Conference all-conference honoree as a running back and defensive back…named to the Sauk Valley all-area team…in track and field he was crowned the sectional champion in the 300 hurdles qualifying for the state championships…academic all-conference honoree…member of the National Honor Society…son of David and Laura Nelson.

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